25.08.2009 19:09
Press office of President Victor Yushchenko

President demands resuming halted construction of Ivan Mazepa monument in Poltava

President Victor Yushchenko is concerned about the situation with the construction of a monument to Ivan Mazepa in Poltava.

In a letter to the mayor of Poltava Andriy Matkovsky the President stressed that the task of establishing the monument to the Great Hetman Ivan Mazepa in Poltava can not be made dependent on personal preferences of specific officials or party tactics. Instead it is the responsibility of local authorities to o the community and all Ukrainian society.

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